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Microfinance : un état des lieux


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  • Marc Labie


Over the last few years, microfinance development and impact were often overestimated. Today, many are those who try to provide a more balanced overview stressing what has been learned and what remains to be done. This paper is trying to pay its tribute to this objective through four parts : lessons, debates, future developments and last but not least, valuation prospectives.

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Article provided by De Boeck Université in its journal Mondes en développement.

Volume (Year): 126 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 9-23

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Handle: RePEc:cai:meddbu:med_126_0009

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Keywords: Microfinance; Microcredit; Micro-enterprises; Microfinance Institutions (IMF); Microinsurance; Microfinance Investment Funds; Regulation and Supervision Corporate Governance; Rating;


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  1. Koen Rossel-Cambier, 2011. "Is Combined Microfinance an Instrument to enhance Sustainable Pro-Poor Public Policy Outcomes?," Working Papers CEB 11-013, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  2. Moulin, Bertrand & Teuwa N., Hugues M., 2011. "Articulations entre banques commerciales et institutions de microfinance en Afrique subsaharienne: cas du Cameroun
    [Articulations between commercial banks and microfinance institutions in Sub-Sahar
    ," MPRA Paper 33015, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Guillaume PASTUREAU, 2013. "Du Mont-de-Piété à la Grameen Bank : la finance sociale à travers le temps et l’espace \r\nEssai sur une cohérence institutionnelle et une diversité des pratiques," Cahiers du GREThA 2013-16, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.
  4. Koen Rossel-Cambier, 2008. "Combined Micro-Finance: Selected Research Questions from a Stakeholder Point of View," Working Papers CEB 08-004.RS, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.


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